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Skills Centre

We provide pre-sessional, academic, mathematics, language and digital skills support and enhancement, both for your studies and future employment.

Academic Skills

We provide academic skills and maths and statistics support to all students.

Academic Skills

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We provide academic skills support and enhancement to all students.

Languages & British Studies

We offer Pre-sessional, English language and British Studies courses for international students and foreign language tuition for all students, staff and members of the public.

Pre-sessional Programme

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We offer courses to help you improve your English and academic skills before you start your studies at Bath.

English Language

Two students discussing a forthcoming Cambridge exam.

This course will increase your confidence when using English to communicate at University.

Foreign Languages

Six students each hold flag of Portugal, France, German, Spain, Italy and Japan.

We offer classes in a range of foreign languages to students, staff and members of the public.

British Studies

Visiting and exchange students taking part in a British Studies lecture.

We offer credit-bearing courses on British culture, history and society for visiting and exchange students.

Digital Skills

Find out how to develop your digital skills.


Use MySkills to find and book the right skills development opportunities for you.

Academic & Employability Skills blog

Useful tips from Skills Centre staff to help you develop your academic and employability skills.

Latest news

Read our latest announcements and updates on our services.

Learning Mandarin Chinese

Kamile Bagdanaviciute looking across the rice terraces near the Yangtze River, China.

Kamile Bagdanaviciute, Marketing Officer in the School of Management, shares her experience of learning Mandarin Chinese with the Skills Centre.

About us

Our aim is to develop student independence by enhancing academic, language and employability skills to ensure each individual can reach their full potential.

Acting Heads of the Centre:

  • David Busby, Head of Digital & Academic Skills
  • Dr Emma Cliffe, Head of the Mathematics Resources Centre (MASH)
  • Vacant - Head of Languages

Contact us

If you have any questions about skills development opportunities, please contact us.

We welcome feedback from staff and students to further develop our programmes.

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